The global financial crisis is having a huge impact on the environment in which your business is operating.
Market capitalisation and asset valuations are declining. Energy and commodity prices are fluctuating. Environmental and political issues are contributing to adverse business pressures. Gaps in power between developed and emerging countries are narrowing.
Despite unprecedented government intervention to boost spending and restore confidence, most businesses are bracing themselves for even tougher conditions ahead.
But in these difficult times lie opportunities – and EY’s global network of professionals can help you discover them for your business. Whether your organization is strong and healthy, under stress or facing difficult choices, we work with you to find financial, strategic and operational solutions that improve your liquidity, financial flexibility and stakeholder returns. We’re here to help you build a sustainable business – in the short and long term.
Eurozone recovery continues, but challenges remain
Despite the problems in the Eurozone, the EY Eurozone Forecast cites growing exports, restored confidence and rising domestic demand as reasons to be positive.
Economic Eye Winter 2014
Our EY Economic Eye Winter Forecast 2014 has upgraded the 2014 / 2015 outlook for the Island economy, with revised economic growth of 3.4% and 2.5% respectively.
Emerging markets impact Europe's FDI
In this extract from our 2014 European attractiveness survey, we take a closer look at the role that emerging markets have played in Europe’s FDI story.
2014 UK Attractiveness Survey
Our latest UK Attractiveness Survey shows inward investment into the UK rose 15% last year, as it remains Europe’s no1 destination for global investors.
New, sustainable confidence in Europe emerges
Foreign direct investment decisions in Europe reached an all-time high in 2013. Find out what’s driving that trend in our European attractiveness survey.
Africa: the big story of the next decade?
The perception of Africa as an investment destination has improved dramatically, with sub-Saharan Africa showing encouraging development. Read our 2014 Africa Attractiveness survey.